Anxiety and Depression Raise the Risk for Long COVID

May 24, 2022
A new 23andMe study found that a history of depression or anxiety was associated with more than a two-fold increase in the risk of being diagnosed with Long COVID. The study, among the largest done to date on long COVID, also found the women were more than twice as likely to be diagnosed with long COVID, and that being vaccinated has a a modest impact on resolving symptoms for about 20 percent of those with long COVID but has no effect for about half of those with the condition.
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New 23andMe+ Report on Psoriasis

May 11, 2022
This week, we released a new report powered by 23andMe Research on Psoriasis for 23andMe+ Members. The autoimmune condition is characterized by discolored, itchy, and scaly patches of skin often...
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Customers at the Heart of First 23andYou Community Conference

May 11, 2022
Growing up, Angel Rich, whose father was adopted, always believed she was Dominican. She was raised in a household that spoke Spanish – she even minored in the language in...
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A Family Gets Healthy, with Some Help from Mom

May 08, 2022
Corie Allessie, a retired dental assistant and former Navy jet mechanic, has a few essential rules for healthy living.  Never, ever eat in front of the television. Get up and...
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Postdoc Opportunities at 23andMe

May 06, 2022
If you’re a recent Ph.D. graduate interested in opportunities to work with genetic data in the search for new insights into human disease and new treatments for those conditions, then...
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A Mother’s Vision

May 04, 2022
For Mother’s Day this year we want to highlight Lisa, a public health nurse with a background in genetics, who shared what she learned using 23andMe as part of a...
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Another Step Toward Unlocking the Power of Genetic Health Information

May 03, 2022
Instead of being treated for an illness, most of us would prefer to avoid getting sick in the first place. But in large measure, our health care system isn’t geared...
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23andMe Launches Sarcoidosis Study

April 30, 2022
Diseases are considered rare if they affect fewer than 200,000 in the United States, but collectively rare diseases — there are nearly 7,000 — are more common than we realize,...
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23andMe at 16

April 28, 2022
In the early 2000s, three people had a radical idea. What if you could access your genetic information and truly understand what it means for your health? That radical idea...
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A 23andMe Customer Reflects on the Meaning of Family  

April 21, 2022
By Jodee ProuseI believe nothing is more important than family. But what do I mean when I say family? For me, it’s about more than the DNA we share. A...
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